Amber Heard formed close friendship with Australian AFL player

Amber Heard formed close friendship with Australian AFL player Mitch Hallahan while filming Aquaman on the Gold Coast

Amber Heard became close to an Australian football player during her time in Australia, a new report claims. 

The Herald Sun reported on Saturday that Gold Coast Suns and Hawthorn player Mitch Hallahan, 29, was a ‘confidant’ for the actress, 36, during her time on the Gold Coast in 2017, where she was working on the film Aquaman. 

The pair allegedly met at The Star Casino when Heard was attending private function, while Hallahan was at another event at the same venue. 

Pals: Amber Heard became close to an Australian football player during her time in Australia, a new report claims. The Herald Sun reports that Gold Coast Suns player Mitch Hallahan, 29, was a ‘confidant’ for the actress, 36, during her time on the Gold Coast in 2017, where she was working on the film Aquaman. Amber is pictured at a Gold Coast Suns game in 2017

‘It was purely organic and by chance over a glass of red wine,’ an alleged source tells the paper of their meeting. 

The source also described Heard as ‘intelligent, charismatic and caring’ and she and the AFL star formed a ‘firm friendship’. 

She was photographed attending a Gold Coast Suns game, wearing the team scarf, in July 2017. 

Friendship: The pair allegedly met at The Star Casino when Heard was attending private function, while Hallahan (pictured) was at another event at the venue. 'It was purely organic and by chance over a glass of red wine,' an alleged source tells the paper of their meeting

Friendship: The pair allegedly met at The Star Casino when Heard was attending private function, while Hallahan (pictured) was at another event at the venue. ‘It was purely organic and by chance over a glass of red wine,’ an alleged source tells the paper of their meeting

Game on: The source also described Heard as 'intelligent, charismatic and caring' and she and the AFL star formed a 'firm friendship'. She was photographed attending a Gold Coast Suns  game in July 2017. Pictured with her Aquaman co-stars at the Gold Coast Suns game

Game on: The source also described Heard as ‘intelligent, charismatic and caring’ and she and the AFL star formed a ‘firm friendship’. She was photographed attending a Gold Coast Suns  game in July 2017. Pictured with her Aquaman co-stars at the Gold Coast Suns game 

Heard, who was understood to be single at the time, left Australia at the end of 2017 once filming Aquaman was completed. 

She later reunited with Tesla billionaire Elon Musk, 50, with whom she shared an on-off romance.    

Representatives for both Heard and Hallahan declined to comment when approached by The Herald Sun. 

Football star: Hallahan played for Hawthorn between 2011 and 2014, and for the Gold Coast Suns between 2015 and 2017, before leaving football dude to injury

Football star: Hallahan played for Hawthorn between 2011 and 2014, and for the Gold Coast Suns between 2015 and 2017, before leaving football dude to injury

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to representatives for Heard and Hallahan for further comment. 

Heard is currently embroiled in a legal battle with her former husband, Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp, 58.  

Depp is suing Heard for $50million, claiming she defamed him and ruined his career after a 2018 Washington Post article in which she described herself as a domestic abuse survivor.  She is countersuing for $100million.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Ex-factor: Heard is currently embroiled in a legal battle with her former husband, Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp. Pictured together in 2011

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